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Today in History: Common Core Is Launched 

Since its arrival nine years ago, Common Core has greatly impacted the health of our nation's schools. The standards govern how teachers teach and what students study to master English Language Arts and mathematics. The guidelines are meant to shape pedagogy, but in many cases have damaged its essence -- the spirit and structure of teaching and …

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Today in History: No Child Left Behind 

Highly controversial and consequential it proved over its lifetime, No Child Left Behind was signed into law by President George W. Bush on January 8, 2002. This landmark legislation was co-authored by Representatives John Boehner (R-OH), George Miller (D-CA), and Senators Edward Kennedy (D-MA) and Judd Gregg (R-NH), supporting standards-based education reform, where high standards and measurable …

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Essentials of testing and assessment : a practical guide for counselors, social workers, and psychologists 

Title: Essentials of testing and assessment : A practical guide for counselors, social workers, and psychologists Author: Edward S. Neukrug and R. Charles Fawcett Publisher: Thomson/Brooks/Cole Call Number: BF431 .N48 2010 From the Publisher: This text is intended for upper-level undergraduate and graduate level courses in departments of counselor education, social work, clinical psychology, and …

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Assessing and Guiding Young Children’s Development and Learning 

Title: Assessing and Guiding Young Children's Development and Learning Author: McAfee, Oralie Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson, c2011 Check it out: LB1139.25 .M4 2011 From the publisher: The purpose of this book is to demonstrate how to do authentic classroom-based assessment, and then how to interpret and use that information to plan …

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Applying the Science of Learning 

Title: Applying the Science of Learning Author: Richard E. Mayer Publisher: Boston, MA: Pearson/Allyn & Bacon, c201 Check it out: LB1060.M3395 2011 From the Publisher: The underlying premise of Applying the Science of Learning is that educators can better help students learn if they understand the processes through which student learning takes place. In this …

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Classroom reading assessments 

Title: Classroom reading assessments : more efficient ways to view and evaluate your readers Author: Frank Serafini Publisher: Portsmouth, NH : Heinemann, c2010. Check it out! LB1050.46 .S47 2010 From the publisher: Frank Serafini helps you open windows into students’ invisible mental processes as they select books, read and make sense of them, and respond …

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The building blocks of preschool success 

Title: The building blocks of preschool success Author: Katherine A. Beauchat, Katrin L. Blamey, Sharon Walpole Publisher: New York : Guilford Press, c2010. Check it out: LB1140.3 .B43 2010 From the Publisher: Written expressly for preschool teachers, this engaging book explains the "whats," "whys," and "how-tos" of implementing best practices for instruction in the …

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Balanced assessment : from formative to summative 

Title: Balanced assessment : from formative to summative Author: Kay Burke Publisher: Solution Tree, Bloomington, IN Check it out: LB2822.75 .B88 2010 From the Publisher: Learn how to integrate formative and summative assessments seamlessly into instruction. The research, rationale, strategies, and examples provided in this book will help teachers develop their own repertoire of formative …

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Assessment methods in statistical education : an international perspective 

Title: Assessment methods in statistical education : an international perspective Editors: Penelope Bidgood, Neville Hunt, Flavia Jolliffe. Publisher: Wiley & Sons Check it out: QA276.18 .A785 2010 From the PublisherAssessment Methods in Statistical Education: An International Perspective provides a modern, international perspective on assessing students of statistics in higher education. It is a collection of …

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